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100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 June, 2001)
(7 reviews) 4.29 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: Sometimes a battle, such as the one that raged along France's MarneRiver in 1918, involves hundreds of thousands of soldiers and costs many lives. Sometimes, as in the case of Tippecanoe, a battle involves only a few hundred fighters.
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About Irish-American History
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by Broadway
Paperback (26 February, 2002)
(5 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A Good Book, and a Great Gift Item: Overall a very good book and a very scholarly work. The book's Introduction provides us a brief insight into O'Donnell's motive for embarking on this work:This book ..

50 Battles That Changed the World: The Conflicts That Most Influenced the Course
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by New Page Books
Hardcover (01 August, 2001)
(3 reviews) 4.67 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: What I was looking for: Any book that attempts to list the "50 greatest" battles in history is going to be vulnerable to many criticisms.
A Collector's Guide to the '03 Springfield
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by Andrew Mowbray Pub
Paperback (01 June, 1989)
(2 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: I liked it...: I liked this book in that it gave me a basic knowledge of the M1903 rifle - that's what I was looking for. It didn't go as deep as Scott Duff did in his books on the Garand,

A Companion to Gender History (Blackwell Companions to History)
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by Blackwell Publishers
Hardcover (01 February, 2004)
A Concise History of the Crusades (Critical Issues in History)
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by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Paperback (October, 1999)
(11 reviews) 4.55 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Shocking Post-Moderns Head-on: Madden presents an excellent and objective case for the real foundations of the Crusades. The two Crusading pillars were,

A Dictionary of American History (Blackwell History Dictionaries)
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by Blackwell Publishers
Paperback (01 April, 1997)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Excellent: I used this book for when I was doing IB US History and also AP American History. This book is full of detailed explanations for cases and incidents.
A Handbook of Dates: For Students of English History
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by Cambridge University Press
Paperback (06 April, 2000)

A History of the Crusades: Volume 1, The First Crusade and the Foundation of the
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by Cambridge University Press
Paperback (03 December, 1987)
(10 reviews) 4.6 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: must have it: So you didn't like history either ? After being crammed withuseless dates and uninteresting facts about the decaying kings andkingdoms I never expected to ever pick up a history book again.
A Military History and Atlas of the Napoleonic Wars
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by Greenhill Books
Hardcover (01 July, 1999)
(16 reviews) 4.56 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Perfect for It's Intentions!: I had heard through sources that this was an indispensable book and I purchased it with eager though guarded optimism,

A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 October, 2000)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Great book of information!: Everything you ever wanted to know in one book, incredible! A must for anyone into the Native culture.
Afghanistan : A Short History of Its People and Politics
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by Perennial
Paperback (17 September, 2002)
(7 reviews) 4.14 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A country ravaged by centuries of war: This is a great history of Afghanistan, easily written for those who do not lknow much about the area.

Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience
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by Basic Civitas Books
Hardcover (01 November, 1999)
(17 reviews) 4.35 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: Legendary scholar-activist W.E.B. Du Bois labored to complete an "Encyclopedia Africana" before his death in 1963. Just over 35 years later, two Harvard educators, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Ghanaian-born Kwame Anthony Appiah,
Air Warfare: An Encyclopedia
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by ABC-Clio Inc
Hardcover (01 July, 2002)

Ambivalent Conquests : Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570 (Cambridge Latin American
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by Cambridge University Press
Paperback (27 January, 1989)
(4 reviews) 4.25 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Good for Historiography: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas has primarily been discussed in militaristic terms. Cortes and his small band of Spaniards,
American Heritage (r) : Great Minds of History
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by Wiley
Hardcover (08 February, 1999)
(5 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: Even as academics increasingly break down the historical profession into areas of subspecialization, American Heritage continues to satisfy the public demand for "master narratives" of the American experience.

American Heritage's Great Minds of American History
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by Simon & Schuster Audio
Audio Cassette (01 March, 1999)
(2 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A MUST for All Americans--not just history buffs: This is the very best audio tape I've ever listened to. While some interviews are better (Stephen Ambrose) than others (Richard White),
Asimov's Chronology of the World
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by HarperResource
Hardcover (06 November, 1991)
(13 reviews) 4.85 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: The blood, the sweat, the HUMANITY!: Isaac Asimov was a man of amazing intelligence, curiosity, humor, and encyclopedic knowledge.

Atlas of World History
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by Oxford University Press
Hardcover (01 October, 1999)
(8 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: I Rate and Compare World History Atlas Books: As a reader I like to have quick reference books at my finger tips including a new version of the Oxford English Dictionary about 3500 pages long - that I use almost daily.
Battleships of World War Two: An International Encyclopedia
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by Naval Institute Press
Hardcover (01 March, 1999)
(5 reviews) 3.6 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Whitley being Whitley: I love the way Whitley compresses it all into one volume that won't chew a hole in your wallet. This is not the last word in battleship references,

Boats by Purdy
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by Tiller Publishing
Paperback (July, 2003)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: sleek wooden boats built by true craftsmen: A well documented history of the Purdy Boat Company from the early 1900's written by the grandson and grandnephew of the Ned and Gil Purdy.
Brady's Civil War: A Collection of Civil War Images Photographed by Matthew Brady
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by The Lyons Press
Paperback (September, 2002)
(4 reviews) 2.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Ignore the text: The photos are... well, they are what they are. Photographic technology sucked in the 1860's and we're lucky to have what we do.

Bull Run
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by Audio Bookshelf
Audio Cassette (01 March, 1999)
(23 reviews) 4.13 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Historical Fiction Book Bull Run: Bull Run, a book about the Civil War, was written by Paul Fleishman. Paul is skilled at putting many interesting characters into a book such as Toby Boyce,
Cartoon History of the Universe 1 (Cartoon History of the Universe)
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by Main Street Books
Paperback (10 September, 1997)
(39 reviews) 4.77 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: One of the beautiful things about comics is that it is possibly the best medium for combining education and entertainment. No one knows this better than Larry Gonick, whose Cartoon History series spans many subjects.W

Cartoon History of the Universe 2
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by Main Street Books
Paperback (18 September, 1994)
(28 reviews) 4.82 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: Continuing right where the first book left off, The Cartoon History of the Universe II once again combines Gonick's superb cartooning with the lessons of history. Find out what Lynn Johnston, creator of For Better of Worse,
Castles and Palaces of Europe
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by DUMONT monte
Hardcover (01 June, 2002)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Beautiful book for castle lovers: A huge very colorful book of castles and palaces.Includes sites from all over Europe. Most of the castles featured are newer fancier types,n

Ceremonies of Possession in Europe's Conquest of the New World, 1492-1640
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by Cambridge University Press
Paperback (27 October, 1995)
Chambers Dictionary of World History
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by Chambers
Hardcover (15 September, 2000)

China: A Global Studies Handbook
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by ABC-Clio Inc
Hardcover (July, 2003)
Colonialism: An International Social Cultural and Political Encyclopedia
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by ABC-Clio Inc
Hardcover (September, 2003)

Companion to Roman Britain (Blackwell Companions to British History)
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by Blackwell Publishers
Hardcover (01 December, 2003)
Conflict in Afghanistan: A Historical Encyclopedia (Roots of Modern Conflict)
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by ABC-Clio Inc
Hardcover (01 December, 2003)

Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860
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by University of North Carolina Press
Hardcover (01 March, 2004)
Conquest and Empire : The Reign of Alexander the Great (Canto)
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by Cambridge University Press
Paperback (26 March, 1993)
(4 reviews) 3.75 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Bosworth's views on Alexander are not supported by facts: I have found Bosworth's book "Conquest and Empire - The Reign of Alexander the Great" very useful for his scholarly approach and for many references but Bosworth's chief weakness is his undue dependence on the Greek and Roman authors.

Costume in Detail: 1730-1930
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by Costume & Fashion Press
Paperback (01 November, 1997)
(9 reviews) 4.89 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Very detailed: I would have loved to had seen the pieces of the garment drawn in their pattern shapes, but otherwise an excellent book with much detail written about each garment.
Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam: Learning to Eat Soup with a Knif
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by Praeger Publishers
Hardcover (30 October, 2002)
(3 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: The clearest explanation of institutional learning available: John Nagl is not only a scholar of the first rank, a soldier with incomparable combat experience and author of the highest caliber,

Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849 (Covered
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by University of Nebraska Press
Paperback (01 October, 1995)
(6 reviews) 4.83 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Great Stories of the Overland Trails: The study of women's history has blossomed during the past several decades, and the result has been the production of several outstanding works on the subject.
Cultural Atlas of Ancient Egypt (Cultural Atlas of)
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by Facts on File
Hardcover (01 October, 2000)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A superb guide.: I have loved traveling to Egypt for years and have devoured everything decent I can find to read about this country and its people.

Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers (Datapedia of the United
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by Bernan Press
Hardcover (01 May, 2004)
Days of Destiny: Crossroads in American History
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by DK Publishing Inc
Hardcover (01 October, 2001)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Days of Destiny: Crossroads in American History: Days of Destiny: Crossroads in American History edited by James M. McPherson and Alan Brinkley is a book that brings thirty-one of todays best-selling and most respected historians together into a project that is engaging with unparalleled scholarship,

Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody (Nonpareil Book)
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by David R. Godine Publisher
Paperback (01 March, 1998)
(26 reviews) 4.69 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: the funniest history book ever written: I must have read this book twenty times at least, and I never get tired of it. Every time it seems just as funny,
Discover! America's Great River Road: St. Paul, Minnesota, to Dubuque, Iowa : The Upper Mississippi River (Discover!
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by Heritage Press (WI)
Paperback (01 June, 1996)
(4 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: The treasures of the upper Mississippi River are oft neglected. Who among us who isn't from Minnesota knows about Wabasha's Ice Shanty and Fishing Contest or its Grumpy Old Men Festival? From St. Paul, Minnesota to Dubuque, Iowa, Pat Middleton maps out the attractions, events, and charms of the Mississippi River Road.

Don Troiani's Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War
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by Stackpole Books
Hardcover (28 November, 2002)
(4 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: This book is a terrific time-sink!: Because I'm a working historian with a strong interest in material culture and artifacts, combined with a tourist's interest in Civil War battlefields,
Don't Know Much About History: Everything You Need to Know About American History
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by Perennial
Paperback (07 September, 1999)
(104 reviews) 3.51 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: Finally, someone who tells history like it was, without the old textbook gloss that's put so many students into premature naptime and misinformed the few who stayed awake. Davis corrects the myths and misconceptions from Columbus up through the Clinton administration,

Don't Know Much About the Bible: Everything You Need to Know About the Good Book
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by Perennial Currents
Paperback (04 September, 2001)
(109 reviews) 3.6 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A historical approach to the Bible: (By Edward Trimnell, author of "Why You Need a Foreign Language & How to Learn One," ISBN:1591133343)From the reader's perspective,
Don't Know Much About the Civil War : Everything You Need to Know About America's Greatest Conflict but Never Learned (Don't Know Much About..
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by Perennial Currents
Paperback (07 September, 1999)
(36 reviews) 3.36 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Excellent: I love American History, especially the events leading up to and resulting in the Civil War, but after about 10 years of being out of school I needed a refresher.

Early Modern England 1485-1714: A Narrative History
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by Blackwell Publishers
Paperback (01 September, 2003)
Encyclopedia of American Historical Documents
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by Facts on File
Hardcover (01 April, 2004)

Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World: 15,000 Years of Inventions
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by Facts on File
Hardcover (01 December, 2001)
(3 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A highly recommended resource for students: The collaborative effort of Emory Dean Keoke (multicultural relations and communications consultant and enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe) and Kay Marie Porterfield (journalist for the "Indian Country Today,
Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries (3 Volumes)
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by ABC-Clio Inc
Library Binding (01 June, 2001)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: On stop reference source for a world wide glimpse of subject: I had already seen the first associated encyclopedic set, The Great Archaeologists.

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